Archive for January, 2013
Mobile gaming and the increasing imbrication of places, data, and screens.
Lohan, and narratives of stars falling and arising from the ashes.
What’s in a Metaphor?: Abortion Rhetoric and the Fight for Reproductive Justice Amber Johnson / Prairie View A&M University
Abortion as complex cultural metaphor, and sticky linguistic network.
Zoë Saldana: The Complicated Politics of Casting a Black Latina
Isabel Molina-Guzmán / University of Illinois
Racial authenticity and racially biased typecasting for dark-skinned African Americans and Latinas.
Banishing Phantoms from the Skin: ‘Vibranxiety’ and the Pathologization of Interfacing
David Parisi / College of Charleston
What are some of the new psycho-physiological issues that come from our attachment to media devices?